Featured Challenges of the Anthropocene

Month: January 2019

Wisdom Crackers

The following quotes represent a sizable portion of the world’s collective wisdom. If your taste is more Asian, I suggest you check out this collection of Chinese proverbs. And before you start reading, please reflect for a moment on the...

/ January 22, 2019

Scientific Assumptions

For a long time, science has operated on the assumption that nature is ruled by causality. What this means, however, is by no means clear to philosophers, and has become a major philosophical debate during the 20th century. Wittgenstein is...

/ January 19, 2019

2019: How do you define Revolution?

Time to rethink an old concept! Individual events, like elections, are just markers, often very symbolic, signifying the underlying transformative flow in the global society. Everything is increasingly interconnected: financial markets, population trends, the environment, modes of production and innovation,...

/ January 6, 2019